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Sep 15, 2010 12:00pm EDT
>>> this is 9 news now. >>> i'm jc hayward. thanks for joining us. council chairman vincent gray won the democratic mayoral primary unseating mayor fenty. gray is holding a news conference right now. so let's get right to it. kristin fisher is standing by at the washington hotel in northwest washington. >> reporter: after a wild night of waiting for all the returns to come in, we are moments away from hearing from vince gray. we're expecting him to discuss the next steps for his campaign. he will be on the ballot in the november general election, but keep in mind there is no republican challenger, so gray will almost certainly be dc's next mayor, barring something absolutely crazy from happening from now until then. gray beat fenty by seven points. it was 53% to 48%, which is closer than the polls predicted. we are waiting for 10% of the returns to come in, but the voting broke down geographically. here's how fenty took wards one, two, three and six. that's predominantly northwest, central dc, georgetown, dupont, captiol hill, chinatown and gray took four, five, seven, eight and
CBS
Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
shoot him? any time there is use of deadly force by police officers, it's a long investigation and that will go through the investigative process. >> based on the information that we had, we believe that it was -- that the hostages' lives were in danger. >> where was he shot? >> i don't know the answer to that? >> [ inaudible ] >> i don't know the order in which he went down and the explosive device went off. >> was he becoming more agitated? >> we were talking to him for several hours and he had a wide range of emotions during the discussions. >> and what was the [ inaudible ] of the discovery building? >> i don't have all of that information but i know that he had some history with the folks at discovery channel and i believe in fact that there -- that he was arrested here a couple of years ago and so we -- there is some history between he and the discovery folks i don't have any information on the condition suspect. i don't have any information on the condition of the suspect. it was just a few minutes before the shooting happened. >> what time did the shooting happen? >> 4:48.
CBS
Sep 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
stealing stuff. >> reporter: but the bags only have zip ties and a revolver. the same zip ties he used to tie the hands of carr and his girlfriend. then he used the gun to shoot him to death. >> it was senseless. >> senseless and cruel. i'm so sad. >> reporter: again, that was brittany morehouse reporting. in june, dave patent was arresting for assaulting steven carr outside this home. his court date was set for this thursday. he is now charged with second degree murder and is in fairfax jail without bond. >>> just hours from now polls will open and the mayor is in trouble. he is trailing. and tonight both men are chasing last minute votes and our own gary nurenberg was chasing both of them. he was on the campaign headquarters on 6th street to bring us up-to-date. >> reporter: you talk about in a few hours the polls are going to open. for many of the campaign workers on both sides, it's no sleep until the polls close tomorrow night. outside gray headquarters here, we asked why are you guys doing at this hour? the answer loading and unloading what appears to be hundreds of pounds of cam
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 12:00pm EDT
>>> this is 9 news now. >>> hello. i'm jc hayward. thanks for joining us. our 9 news now team called it. our weather team said we were going to have storms and storms we have had. and they have been causing problems because there are pockets in our region dealing with flooding. the driver of a car in annandale, taking a look right now at the picture, he had to be rescued. he was in deep water. the question remaining is, how much longer before it's over. so let's get to our meteorologist howard who has more on the day's storm alert. >> jc, tropical rains have been phenomenal. they are letting schools out and i doubt they will be going again tomorrow down there. the back edge and western sections pull in to west central virginia. in a few hours we will start to see a lull. we are not done with the rain yet. the tropical connection going to the atlantic and looks like another wave may be forming so that more rain could be tonight in to tomorrow. and with all of the rain we have had, the light greene county, the entire metro region, southern maryland, culpeper, up to pennsylvania,
CBS
Sep 21, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the military. and now as andrea tells us, gay rights groups worry they may have missed a crucial opportunity. she is live in the newsroom with more on the vote. andrea. >> that vote was a major defeat for senate democrats and gay rights advocates. many saw this bill as the last chance to overturn the law before the november elections. >> democrats were counting on republican susan collins to break ranks and support the bill. she changed her mind at the last minute. >> i think we should welcome the service of these individuals. but i cannot vote to proceed to this bill under a situation that is going to shut down the debate and preclude republican amendments. >> with the 56 to 43 vote, the democrats fell short of the 60 votes needed for the bill to move forward and ultimately lift the ban on gays serving in the military. >> this year, a year when we have forces engaged in ground combat as we speak, it's not the year for the senate to suddenly say no, we're not going to pass this kind of legislation. >> another setback for the bill, president obama's pick for common of the marine c
CBS
Sep 14, 2010 7:00am EDT
story with us in the studio "early" this tuesday she shares her story with us in the studio "early" this tuesday morning, september 14th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good tuesday morning. i'm erica hill. great to have you with us here on "the early show." >> it's tuesday. beautiful day outside. i'm harry smith. a lot of people looking at what's going on out in the atlantic. already established igor is a category 4. julia is now a hurricane, as well. they're making their way westward through the atlantic. we'll keep an eye on where they're heading. igor, unfortunately, has got a real bead on bermuda. and our dave price, dr. science himself, will be along in a few minutes to explain exactly where those storms are headed. >> dr. science or dr. weather. a little bit of both. first we turn to politics this morning. the tea party and voter anger. there are more primary lessons today around the country and tea party candidates are hoping to upset more established republicans. cbs news correspondental correspondent nancy cordes is in washington with the latest. >> reporter: good mor
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
repair. use the 14th street bridge, roosevelt or key bridge. the traffic from 123 is being diverted away from the bridge. take you to the beltway in virginia, lanes are wide open from braddock up to 66. nice, clean and green. 270, good morning, maryland, heading southbound, no incidents or accidents. a good amount of volume building between germantown road making your way to montgomery village avenue. now over to andrea. >> thank you, angie. >>> at the top of the hour, here are the stories happening today. bermuda officials are heading out to assess the damage caused by hurricane igor. the storm passed 40 miles to the west of the island but weakened to a category 1 hurricane. parts of bermuda were flooded from the heavy rain. over 19,000 people in the british territory are without power this morning. >>> prosecutors in michigan are holding a press conference today to announce more charges against the suspected serial killer. police believe he stabbed and killed five people in michigan. he is a suspect in two stabbings and hammer attack in leesburg, virginia. his attorneys expect pro
CBS
Sep 11, 2010 8:00am EDT
of say this every use. i don't know if it applies in this case looking at live pictures now of ground zero. still very raw. >> nine years later. >> hard to believe it has been nine years. coming up on this broadcast not only will we visit on the remembrance ceremony that takes place a bit later in the morning but also have an exclusive look at progress being made at ground soshgs the buildings are now starting to really kind of jump up off street level right now. >> something a lot of people wanted to see. >> you can see tangible progress finally. first normally a dave reflection and remembrance this year the anniversary marked also by controversy, the evangelical pastor who threatened to burn the koran as an actist protest against muslims is in new york this morning and we begin our coverage at ground zero this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. after a series of confusing and conflicting statements in florida, pastor terry jones told reporters last night he is always talked out. his presence here in new york is just one way that this year is different. the atmosphere
CBS
Sep 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
ambulance accident investigation that continues. we will have more on that coming up. use route 4 as the alternate. take you to the northbound trip on 95 in virginia. slow between the prince william parkway and 123 and approaching the fairfax county parkway. 395, drivers are also stuck in a delay stretching from edsall to seminary. 270 southbound is how we will wrap up. marylanders right now more drivers are hitting the road. we are tracking them from germantown road to 370. back to you. >>> at the top of the hour, here's a look at the stories happening today. treasury secretary, timothy geithner will testify later today before lawmakers. the obama administration is taking a tougher stand with china. lawmakers say china exporters have an unfair price advantage making it harder for for american companies to compete the u.s. >>> a relief well could be completed today at the site of the largest oil spill in the nation's history. the broken well that caused the spill in the gulf of mexico could finally be sealed for good by sunday. it has been capped since mid july. >>> new figures were just
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 7:00pm EDT
have a news story or tip for us, we want to hear from you, so contact us and be part of the wusa9.com team. >>> now a commuter alert for drivers who use that south capital street bridge. starting in less than two hours, d dot is closing the bridge for the entire weekend. that means all the traffic lanes will close down at 9:00 and not reopen until 5:00 a.m. on monday. now there will be more nighttime closings all the way through the end of this month. sidewalks, however, will stay open during the work. it's all part of repair and rehab on that bridge. >>> but that is not the only bridge closed, what are you talking about here? >> that's right, derek. the chain bridge less than an hour will be shut down for vehicle, bike, and foot traffic. it will stay that way throughout the weekend. so you have outdoor plans, you will be out of luck. it will reopen 8:00 monday morning. now talking about late traffic this evening, it is still happening on the west side of town to the temple below speed all the way and the pace picks up towards i-95. now we are going to wrap it up on 270, easing up a b
CBS
Sep 10, 2010 4:30am EDT
using edgewood lane as an alternate. on the outer loop, everything is moving clearly here. the live shot at university a great example of that. we are tracking the 495 drive in virginia where you are losing lanes on the interloop due to construction. that should be clearing in the next half hour or so and you want to watch for roadwork between route 7 making your way to the dulles toll road. switch over to 395, nice and quiet. lanes are wide open past duke street. before that, 95, drivers are moving at speed from fredericksburg past the prince william parkway to the springfield spore change. back to you. >>> everything shook except the floor. now we know what sparked that deadly explosion just near san francisco overnight. pacific gas and electric says one of gas lines erupted. at least one person was killed and 50 homes were destroyed. the entire neighborhood has been evacuated, and hours after the blast several people are missing and feared dead. >> supposed to be in the er at 11:00 and i can't show because i can't find my daughter. >> there's a like a big boom that shook my house
CBS
Sep 27, 2010 3:05am EDT
one's location on the earth. sailors use it when they're lost at sea. cosmologists use it when we're just plain lost. and it just happens to be the same math used with sundials. agent sinclair, you just happen to be talking to two card-carrying members of the north american sundial society. oh. let the good times roll. of course, for this to work now, you're going to need more than one photograph. just so happens... there you go. you're sure these time stamps are accurate? we think so. we need to measure the length of the pole as well as the shadows. well, the basketball hoop looks like it's regulation height. ten feet. yeah, and those are bricks right. on that driveway. bricks? how does that help? well, they're the same size. it allows us to measure the movement of the shadows. by measuring the length of the shadows against the bricks and then factoring in the exact times that these two images were snapped, the equation can then determine the altitude of the sun on a grid. then by mathematically overlaying these images, i can provide to you, with certainty, latitude and longitude do
CBS
Sep 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
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Sep 27, 2010 7:00pm EDT
every neighborhood, i know that we must do even better. now practice clears forest and uses explosives to essentially blow the top off of mountains and then machines go in to sweep out the coal. the land left behind is dumped in to valley and covers up streams. >>> members of a kansas-based church known for protesting military funerals are planning to be in our area next week. it's the west burrow baptist church and they are planning to protest in silver spring. looney was killed in a helicopter crash in afghanistan earlier this month. >>> and the pentagon says it spent $47,000 to destroy almost 10,000 copies of a book which it claims threatens national security. it is called "operation dark heart spy craft." it had been scheduled to come out on august 31st but the pentagon officials stood by and watched as copies of that first edition were cut in to shreds and recycled. >> think it is possible that things got out there, and d.o.d. had concerns about and the publisher warned them about potential. >>> he says he cleared the book with the army when he signed the publishing con
CBS
Sep 5, 2010 11:00pm EDT
thank you for joining us. we begin with breaking news in the district. there has been a drive-by in northeast. three people including two teens have been shot. one of the teenagers believed to be seriously wounded. other teen was struck in the foot. witness says several people were in the area of 53 and clay streets when shots were fired. prince george's county police are investigating a rash of strong armed robberies tonight. victims all university of maryland student being mugged by several people. walking at night in a group no guarantee that you will be safe. >> it's scary. it really is. it's something you have to keep an eye out for. >>> the muggings are putting some students on edge. last friday three umd students getting into a car at this hotel at baltimore avenue and berwyn road are attacked by three suspects. >> very scary knowing it's that close to home and it happens more often this semester than in the past. >>> two days later five crooks jumped three students at a bus stop. and a week later this past saturday morning a student walking on hartwalk and princeton avenue i
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
mitt romney and mike huckabee. >> the small elite don't get us. they call us whacky. they call us wing nuts. we call us "we the people." (cheers and applause) >> reporter: delaware's new republican senate nominee was at home in this crowd of social conservatives. but even as she preached a return to fiscal conservatism, o'donnell's own unorthodox spending habits were starting to come under heavy scrutiny. staffers on her previous campaign for senate and o'donnell's own financial filings reveal that the unemployed o'donnell used campaign funds to pay for meals, gas, bowling trips, and personal rent, even long after the campaign had ended. >> i've never seen a candidate who just stole all their campaign money and used it for personal use. what it seems like here is christine o'donnell had no other way to support herself so she thought, okay, i'll run for u.s. senate. >> reporter: the nonpartisan watchdog group citizens for responsibility and ethics in washington is urging the u.s. attorney in delaware to open a criminal investigation. >> it's not sloppiness, it's out-and-out theft.
CBS
Sep 21, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: others took it in stride. >> they have to do what they want to do. i should have been using my bluetooth. >> reporter: this is happening across the street from the renaissance hotel where today the transportation secretary will be hosting his distracted driving summit. >> last year, 5500 people died as a result of distracts driving and more than a half a million were injured as a result of distracted driving. we need to do better in america. we need to take personal responsibility and so we're just trying to draw attention to it in washington with our distracts driving summit. >> reporter: most people agree that the key to cutting back on distracted driving is enforcement. today, at least at this check point, police are on in it in full force. the challenge is finding the time and the manpower all day, every day. in washington, kristin fisher, 9news now. >> you can join channel 9's fight against distracted driving. our campaign is called the great hangup. go to wusa9.com and take the pledge. not to talk or text on the phone while you're behind the wheel. >>> senators have launc
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 6:00am EDT
area. look at where you live. a lot of green on the maps. that tells us that drivers are moving at speed. 95 northbound you are all clear. route 1 to the mixing bowl, all clear. 95 and bw parkway smooth sailing from 198 to powder mill. 270 southbound. we are stacking up a bit. starting to approach that 109 area making your way to germantown road. and finally wrap it up with dc 295, no problems from the beltway to the 11th street bridge. this is a live shot at eastern avenue. back to you. >>> right now we are following breaking news along the border of southeast washington in prince georges county. police are searching for carjacking suspects who fired their guns at police. there was a carjacking this morning in suitland, maryland. police chased the suspects in to the district and that's where they shot at the officers. no one was hurt. two are in custody right now but the manhunt is not over. we are keeping an eye on this for you and of course we will bring you any updates as we get them. >>> at the top of the hour, here's a look at the stories happening today. the chesapeake gets
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 5:00am EDT
, this is action from last night. it moved away from us thankfully. we are left fairly quiet. a touch of fog in the mountains and temperatures are in the 60s to low 70s. 73 here in washington. 71 southern maryland. low to mid-60s across the shenandoah valley. 84 by noon and highs 90 to 95. slight chance of a storm. angie? >>> good morning. right now we have one tieup to tell you about as we enter the 5:00 hour and it takes us over to silver spring, maryland. this is where we is debris in the road. this is 185 northbound at viers mill and we are losing a right lane. outer loop, things appear to be moving well outside. from 95 to 270, not tracking major delays at this time. hey, 66, going eastbound you are okay. from centreville to the beltway, no incidents or accidents along the way. and 395 you are all clear, too. that's where we wrap it up from 95 to the 14th street bridge. looks like smooth sailing. andrea, over to you. >> thank you. >>> this morning some people's alarm clocks may not billion be going off because they are waiting if the power to come back on after last night's thund
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 5:00am EDT
quickly between close-together homes in the 8300 block of tillotts loop. kristin fisher is joining us with more. >> the fire is out but the families are feeling the affects of this massive fire. three homes were destroyed t. eight more damaged. and the families that were living inside are being housed by the red cross. started around 3:00 yesterday afternoon. that's this when the fire broke out. neighbors heard a loud bang and saw two houses engulfed in flames an then the flames spread to eight houses total. neighbors said it looked like dominoes falling. the flames were so powerful it carried embers 350-yards away. the plumes of smoke so thick and heavy that many driving to manassas after work thought that a plane had crashed nearby. >> i saw five plumes separate. and i thought, man i hope -- i know the airport is there and everything. we have great security here. >> reporter: incredibly no one was inside the homes when the fire broke out. a few people did go to the hospital for smoke inhalation. but for the most part everyone is fine. sadly several pets, cats and dogs were trapped i
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
at the speeds for most part. but we're starting to use the brakes duke to seminary. and 495 in virginia, no incidents to report are. back to you. >>> right now we're following breaking news. we've received word of a shooting on capitol hill and c streets. right now they set up a command post. one person has been transported to the hospital. we don't know who was shot or y we have a crew headed to the scene. and we'll bring you any new details as soon as we get them. >>> here's a quick look at some of the stories happening today. virginia's governor will decide whether to grant clemency to teresa lewis. she's on death row for plotting the deaths of her husband and stepson. >>> boards of you'll inside the and continental airlines will vote on their merger. uniteddest coast shub at dulles -- hub is at dulles airport. >>> as the world turns ends his show after 30 years. >>> imagine adding two more hours to your morning commute. that is what some new studies is suggesting will happen when a new defense building will open its doors. there's a potential traffic nightmare. >> to ask us
CBS
Sep 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
week. ♪ ...is folgers in your cup >> pelley: con men used to travel town to town hawking medical remedies said to be made of chinese snakes. snake oil was useless and dangerous. so the f.d.a. was created to put a stop to it and other food and drug scams. but today, quack medicine has never been bigger. in the 21st century, snake oil has been replaced by bogus therapies using stem cells. stem cells may offer cures one day, but medical charlatans on the internet are making outrageous claims-- that they can reverse the incurable, from autism to multiple sclerosis to every kind of cancer. desperate people are being bilked out of their life's savings. as we first reported last april, we've been looking into this surging crime, and we found there is no better window on how it works than the practice of a man who calls himself "doctor," a man named lawrence stowe. stowe has been unaware that, some of his patients have been working with "60 minutes." one of those patients is steven watters, a college administrator in lufkin, texas, who, six months before we met him, received maybe the wo
CBS
Sep 10, 2010 7:00am EDT
folks who were there and experiencing it. woody baker kohn joining us from the american red cross along with adam broadway who saw the explosion as it happened. good to have you with us. woody, if you could, give us an idea at this point, what are the immediate needs for folks in the area? >> well, those that got out of the area, the fire department and police department were quick in getting people out. we then assessed anybody that had injuries that needed treatment. people that were maybe missing life-sustaining medications, things of that nature. and then we quickly set up a couple of shelters to house people overnight, brought in some mental health professionals as well as some nursing staff to help with the medical needs and so forth. so, we've now got them in shelters. many of them had places to go of their own, friends and family. >> luckily. it's amazing, considering the time of day, just around dinner time, with flames that were hot enough to crack the windshields of a fire truck. amazing there wasn't more damage, that we're not hearing about more injuries and deaths. ad
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 6:00am EDT
warning for all of us using smart phones. >> the popularity of the iphone, the droid, incredible, all of those smart phones, driving sales of apps but we want to load up the greatest and latest applications but before you do, you should know there is a down side to that down load. more and more are cell phones are serving needs like little computers but that transition is opening us up to new cyberthreats. >> we down load an a, you are giving tremendous access to your phone, to your contacts, to maybe your location so your pictures, some personal information. >> reporter: jewels heads up a consumer privacy group and says consumers need to be aware of the risk when down loading an app. >> it is certainly buyer beware. the other day i discovered my battery meter was requesting my location. what was it doing with my location. >> reporter: it may doing more than tracking your movements. droid 09 created dozens of fake banking applications to trick people in to giving up user names and password and they found one if five android applications has the ability to give away private information pu
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 5:00am EDT
. house holds bullet cut back on credit card use for the 23rd month in a row. that is a drag on the economy have which is powered by consumer spending. >>> when we think of customizing a car we may think of rims and spoilers but eyelashes, meet car lashes they atrap above the head lights and they are selling out. the first 2,000 are gone and another 10,000 orders on file. the cost 25 there's a pair. you can also buy eye liner for your car for $20. >> why do i want that? >> i don't know. some people like it for the vw bug. it's cute. >> okay. >> okay. >> personality. >> what do you have in the next half hour? >> we have today's money saver. today we will save you cash at the seafood section of the grocery store. >> you can save cash by not buying eyelashes for your car. something for everyone, right. thank you, jess. >>> virginia governor has released details of his plans to privatize the liquor industry. the he says the state can raise a half billion dollars by selling the abc stores and take in $230 million a year by auctioning 1,000 liquor licenses. the bulk will go to grocery and
CBS
Sep 27, 2010 5:00am EDT
take it. it is in the 50s well north and west. most of us in the 60s to 70s south. the day at a glance 67 at 9:00. watch out for some pockets of heavy rain at times this morning. it is 5:00 a.m. how are the roads? >> as you said the rain is a good thing but not fun to drive in, especially when you run in to an accident. we have one right now we are looking at. bw parkway at landover road. the crash is a report. no major delays associated with this one yet, but beaware of that if you are heading out that way. take it extra slow wherever you go. as we head out to our live camera and see how the wet roads are affecting the commute on 270, it is wet and people are taking it slower but all lanes are open father hurley to the split. virginia commuters, good morning to you as you head 66 from route 50 the the beltway. a-okay. no incidents or accidents to report. and same on 95 and 395. all lanes are open, as well. be extra careful out there and heading to work this morning. back to you. >> thank you. >>> well, this morning big changes await commuters who travel to the pentagon metro st
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
we're going to turn to lindsey mastis. catch us up. >> well lesli, why is terry jones calling it off? he insisted that it is not from all the pressure that he has received. he plans to burn that in response to the islamic center that will be built near ground zero in new york city. now he claims that it is not going to happen. therefore he won't burn the koran. >> i will be flying up there on saturday to meet with them at the ground zero mosque. he has agreed to move the location. that of course could not happen overnight. >> i have made this morning contact with the office of the mosque. and i got the commitment to fly up to new york and to meet with him in the company of jones. to wisconsin and to come to the location of relocating the mosque. up in new york, he will not bargain over the sight of the planned new york city mosque near ground zero. me says he is not going to bargain that. the video that you're looking at now, even though they say they are not going to burn the koran, there are already movements around the world in response to the near mission that you're looking
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Sep 26, 2010 11:00am EDT
situation is that in the effort to combat possible use of anthrax by a terrorist organization, we've seen an enormous expansion and proliferation of laboratories and personnel who are allowed to work with these so called select agents of which anthrax is one of them. and as security has been lax and oversight has seen accidents and mistakes and lack of event controls, what you have is a real life situation that is far less safe than i think we were a few years ago. and as the government activities proliferate, the chance that terrorists or someone disturbed such as the man is fbi thought was behind the attacks, those chances increase. in a very real sense, i think we're less safe today than ever. >> how is it that historically, it was the government in charge of this biological research. how is it that so much of it has shifted to industry? >> after the anthrax attacks of 2001, the government put in place a lot of programs, government funding such as bioshield and opened it up to private sectors who had the experience, field operation, vehicles, where field testing could take place a
CBS
Sep 1, 2010 6:30pm EDT
many of us are doing this now that we're in the new reality. >> there is a different vantage point of "discovery" there in the middle of silver springs. people, employees, who evacuated there quickly about 1:00, 130, after all of this started, still some waiting to get back in. we understand that the police have units and making sure there are no other dangerous explosives. this suspect was believed to have brought in boxes and backpacks with him and they're checking those out and probably canvassing the entire building to make sure that it is safe before people go back inside to collect some of their valuable that they need. >> and there is no timetable for this because their job is to make sure the building is safe and not to make sure people can come in, get their purse and keys and get their cars. so this could be something that goes on for some time as well. we heard from the battalion chief from montgomery county, they're literally going to go floor to floor, room to room, to try to identify any potentially dangerous items. and if they come across something, it is their job t
CBS
Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
slammed into a restaurant. >> our gary nurenberg spoke with some witnesses. he joins us live now from northwest. gary. >> reporter: we're in the busy adams morgan section at the town and the sometimes confusing intersection of 18th, florida and vernon. these two pedestrians let me show you where they were hit. there is a median. that's where the two women were. this couple heard the screeching of tires and looked up to see the car turning on to florida from 18th. >> it appeared that the car was trying to avoid another car that was coming i think across florida avenue. the driver of the silver car lost control of the car, jumped the curb, hit two pedestrians and then crashed into the restaurant. >> reporter: those two pedestrians are women in their 20s. >> they were traumatic injuries. one of the females is what we call priority one which is serious and life-threatening. the other is not as bad but she's still classified as a trauma priority two. >> reporter: this family owns the restaurant. it had closed about 45 minutes before. >> i was worried because i knew my mother was inside the
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Sep 1, 2010 5:00am EDT
thing will be to watch us instead getting information from your mom. the key here is paying attention in the next 24 hours if indeed you do have plans to head out to one of the local beaches this labor day weekend because as we know from this past weekend those rip currents can be very dangerous and very deadly when you have waves of this size farther out in the ocean. back to you, peggy. >> thanks so much, kristen. you can keep track of earl and any other tropical systems that develop by logging onto wusa9.com. click on weather to download our free hurricane tracker. >>> police in amsterdam are questioning two possible terror suspects after airline security discovered they packed some bizarre travel items, but the u.s. does not believe this was a dry run for a possible attack. a passenger on a united airlines' flight used his cell phone to record dutch police arresting the two. the men triggered a security scare after they found suspicious items in his bag. inside seven cell phones, one bound to a bottle of pepto- bismol. >> anytime anybody's got a whole bunch of cell phones taped to
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Sep 28, 2010 7:00am EDT
weather, including us here in new york city. good morning, everyone. i'm maggie rodriguez. >> and we got soaked around here yesterday. good morning, everyone, i'm harry smith. of course in the midwest there's still a lot of cleanup and a lot of water piled up all over the place there. and the big story, then, turns out to be in southern california. california, a record-breaking heat wave making l.a. feel more like death valley. in downtown los angeles yesterday, thermometers topped out at 113 degrees, an all-time high. more than 30,000 customers lost power. and the l.a. department of water and power says it recorded its highest-ever demand for electricity. "early" show national correspondent hattie kauffman reports. >> reporter: talk about scorching. los angeles topped out at 113 degrees, the hottest day in l.a. history. it edged out the previous record set in 1990 by one degree. >> i'm going to melt. >> quite frankly, you can feel your skin searing in the heat of it. >> reporter: normally cool air blows in offshore but a high pressure system trapped the heat, which is not good news for
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Sep 23, 2010 5:00pm EDT
give us an idea of what it was? you said you couldn't work with the chairman. has that changed? you campaigned for mayor fenty. your candidate lost. can you give us any reaction? >> i don't think we went that far into discussion. we'll have those conversations a little later. >> he only had a comment about how to do things. why is that new when you just had to come in? >> you agree he has given the only comment? >> yes. >> there will be more meetings between the two. unless chancellor reed decides to leave, she'll be in place at least through the end of this year. still working for mayor fenty, well into next year after they take office, assuming they went to november's general election. >>> and you should know that there is talking anita, of the write-in campaign. it's a long shot, but there is a lot going on. >> what about rumors of her getting married this weekend? >> yes, we did follow her on to the elevator. >> yeah, we saw that. >> get this, we got a response from her fiance, we'll tell you what he had to say about that and her possibility of working somewhere else. >> lots ha
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Sep 2, 2010 5:00am EDT
locations in the dc area, we figured they could use our help. ♪ down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? . >>> we have a huge store barreling in on the east coast but you have surprises in the forecast. >> yeah, we may have minimal ams around here. i know your dad is concerned. >> very concerned. >> one to three foot storm surge is all we will get an here. >> he was worried 25 in one to three. that's it. it will be hot again. no problems except the heat. this morning we will start with the momslikeme.com bus stop forecast. kids want to wear shorts again? let them. it will be plenty warm to start. 60s and 70s and we are climbing to the mid-90s again. we have been there all week. t 1 by noon and t 2 for the drive home. 3:00 and 4:00 is when we hit our high for the day. tonight, clear to partly cloudy, little muggy. 665 to 75 with light winds and then storm hazy sub. high clouds from earl. highs an 90 with a northwest wind at ten and head to annapolis and could be 20, 25 an by
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Sep 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
hand held cell phone use while driving has jumped the eight. the number of states that have banned texting while driving has risen to 30. the message still doesn't seem to be reaching teenage drivers. that is the big target audience here. a new survey shows that a majority of teenagers believe that drunk driving is more dangerous than texting behind the wheel. the reality is it's just as dangerous if not more so. in 2009 alone almost 5400 people consider killed by distracted driving. transportation secretary calls this a growing epidemic in our country. he tells me that this summit will help find a cure. >> thank you. we know distracted driving is a problem but what kind of solutions do we expect to come? do you have an idea? >> reporter: the answer seems to be two fold, awarement and enforcement. almost everybody seems to be on the same page. if you're caught texting and driving you will get a heavy fine. the key is how do you catch people doing this on a free way. law enforcement officers will be talking today about how do we especially force all of these new laws on the book in
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Sep 29, 2010 4:30am EDT
in an apartment building in northwest washington. it began just before 4:00 this morning. joining us by phone is kenneth crosswhite with dc fire and ems. chief, are you there? [ no audio ] >> we had him and we keep losing our connection. chief, can you hear me now? >>> all right. let's con with news. >>> police are looking for multiple suspects after a person was killed in a drive by shooting in northwest. it happened on 11th and u streets. 21-year-old jamal coats was killed when gunman approached his suv -- gunmen approached his vehicle. traffic on u street, 13th and surrounding streets were closed for several hours following the shooting. if you have any information in this case, you are asked to call the dc police department. arlington county has withdrawn from the secure communities immigration enforcement program. in a unanimous vote the board opted out of the program, which requires local law enforcement to handover fingerprints and other information of people taken in to police custody by federal law enforcement agencies but local enforcements are responsible for reporting sus
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Sep 27, 2010 4:00am EDT
saw its worst flooding in nearly 20 years. here, folks are used to the big sioux river rising after heavy rain but not like this. >> what went through my head, boy, i better get all my stuff. >> reporter: in western wisconsin, too, sunday a day for rummaging through water-logged homes and belongs. troy lives in the hard-hit town of arcadia. >> phone calls from friends letting me know flooding was occurring in arcadia. i got up and my house was already full. >> reporter: wet fields will keep farmers from what they hoped would be an early harvest. even after these parts dry out, the flood threat continues. this high water will swell the mississippi river and could threaten iowa in early october. cynthia bowers, cbs news, chicago. >>> a military tribunal will be held in the case of an american soldier charged in the grisly murders of civilians in afghanistan. the 22-year-old is charged with premeditated murders of of three civilians and photographing his alleged victims one of 12 soldiers charged with similar crimes. >>> today, supreme court justice kagan joins her new colleagues for t
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Sep 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
failed policies that got us in to this mess. >> reporter: recent polls show that the majority of americans support letting tax cuts for the healthy expire. it is concerning one group that could play a major role in the elections. tens of thousands of tea party activists hit the street on sunday. the group is counting on members to turn out in large numbers come november. >> this is a rebellion like i have never seen. i have never seen the people more engaged in their government. >> reporter: pub cabs argue raising taxes on the rich will only hurt the economy but the obama administration insists it has no choice. >> what we cannot afford to do is pass 700 billion additional dollars of tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires. >> reporter: the tax debate could hit the house floor later this month. tara mergener, cbs news, washington. >>> law enforcement in calvert county are searching for people who fired in to the homes of several officers. the trooper was not home but his wife and 5-year-old child were inside. the deputy and his family were home when the shooting happened. dete
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Sep 20, 2010 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm jc hayward. thanks for being with us. iran's president, mahmoud ahmadinejad is in new york for the annual general is assembly being held at the united nations. this comes as two americans are held in jail in iran. their mothers are asking for a face-to-face meeting with the iranian president. >> reporter: he was smiling for the meeting in new york, but the mothers of two hikers still in prison in iran would like their turn for a meeting. >> we are mothers. we are not politicians. and we are just very, very eager, clearly to have our children returned to us. >> the family members spoke at a news conference with sara shourd, who just returned after a year in custody in iran. shourd said until the two other hikers are leigh -- released, she does not feel relieved. >> this is not the time to celebrate. my disappointment in not sharing this with shane and josh is crushing and i stand before you today only one-third free. >> reporter: a ahmadinej ad is attending conferences until the general assembly opens later in week but having him in town gives protestors a chance to
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Sep 9, 2010 7:00pm EDT
somebody is telling us something that is not true. keep your comments coming. this is a cancellation of it burning. is that a victory for the radicals, perhaps, or what really is going on here? let us know. the address, mailbag@wusa9.com. make sure to include your name and where you are writing us from. >>> from bad to worse, dc adrian fenty, two people have said that they were in their campaign, promising them jobs in exchange for their votes. >> one or two people who said that they have been offered $100 for their votes. what we did, or what she did meetly was contact the board of elections. as the general council asking for it to be investigated. >> this is a old political trick. you don't have a strong record to run -- strong record to run on, you run away with the allegations that are based for my opponents, that's pretty much respecting it in this election. but i don't think that the citizens will let him get away with it. >> the thing is, this is the no the first contriver -- not the first controversy. a fenty supporter was paid $100 to vote. >>> we ask police officers to keep us
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Sep 14, 2010 7:00pm EDT
to turn the machine on. people have told us that folks left, even workers at the precincts told us there were people who left who said they had to go to work and couldn't stay. >> reporter: and another allegations we are -- allegation here hearing are some republicans are showing up and being allowed to register as democrats and partake in the primary. they said they wouldn't allow that to happen. that's going to be part of this overall investigation. there are no lines on the inside and again we really can't explain that. normally there would be lines but it might be due to early voting in the district and it might be the fact that people became complacent and decided to sit this one out. we won't know until later. >> as the mayor points out if there's no lanes, maybe not so much incentive to keep the polls open late. let's ask this question. when will the board of elections make a decision as to whether the polls stay open late? there's only an hour to go before they close anyway. >> reporter: yeah, absolutely. so we expect something before 8:00. and you know, normally when they
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Sep 27, 2010 6:30pm EDT
, using student test scores to evaluate teachers, even to set their pay, and firing teachers for poor performance. the head of the national education association, whose 3.2 million members make it the largest union in america, down played the difference and said he agrees with the president that the status quo is unacceptable. >> we support rigorous and fair evaluation systems. i can tell you educators don't want incompetent or ineffective teachers in the classroom. >> reporter: some advocates of education reform are urging the president to compromise with republicans if they take control of the house next year. you can bet that if he does that, his relations with the teachers unions will take a turn for the worse. katie? >> couric: chip, i know president is following the lead of other countries that do already have longer school years by about a month. how does he pro pose the do this? and how does he expect, or does he expect, to get blowback from parents and kids? >> reporter: absolutely, katie. it wouldn't be done by law. what they would do is encourage states and school districts
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Sep 15, 2010 7:00am EDT
morn >> easy there. good morning, everybody. >> good to have you with us this morning. more fallout from the jets locker room incident over the weekend, players speaking out, clinton portis saying you come to the locker room, basically should expect to be ogled a bit, spoken to hmm. >> lots of debate at lots of dinner tables. also conversation this morning about a couple of new remedies for people with love handles. you would believe you can freeze them off? >> i will try anything. >> we'll talk about that this morning, as well. we begin, though, this morning with politics as the tea party express bowls over more well-known republican candidates in tuesday's primary election. the biggest surprise, the senate primary in delaware. our congressional correspondent nancy cord des is in washington with the latest. nancy, good morning. >> good morning. the most stunning victory yet for the tea party and crushing blow to the republican party leaders who thought vice president biden's former senate seat would be an easy pick-up for them in the fall. not anymore. >> ladies and gentlemen, the
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Sep 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
discovery workers will probably be using the red line. the trains are moving again through stations closed over the weekend. the tacoma silver spring, forest glen, wheaton and glenmont stations were shut down for required maintenance work. workers installed new track, safety lights and made other upgrades. >>> the white house is putting the finishing touches on a tax plan designed to help businesses and add jobs. the incentives would allow businesses to write off all new investments if plant and equipment until 2011. president obama assured labor day crowd in milwaukee the $50 billion program will not add to the deficit. >> i'm going to keep fighting every single day, every single hour, every single minute to turn this economy around and put people back to work. >> reporter: with mid-term elections aapproaching some political observers say even democrats may have a tough time supporting any new plan aassociated with spending. >>> summer vacation ends today for a does -- dozen school districts in the virginia area. it is back to school. here's a rundown of who is going back to school
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Sep 18, 2010 8:00am EDT
critics during a speech in washington friday. >> will they attack us? yes. will they smear our back grounds and distort our records? undoubtedly. the small elite don't get us. they call us wacky. they call us wing-o nuts. we call us we, the people. >> reporter: as for palin, she urged the des moines crowd to stay for o cussed. >> there are better days ahead. november 2nd is just ahead and that's shaping up to be a great day for america. >> reporter: for o cuss o on this election, she said. not the next one. not yet. dean reynolds, cbs news, des moines. >>> joining us from washington, d.c., to talk about her political power oh, our political analyst john dickerson. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> so she speaks last night at the dinner in des moines. what does this say about sarah palin 2012. >> it says she's keeping all of her options open. you know, she's running an insurgency here in the republican party but last night the dinner was an establishment event so she's kind of playing it both ways and going just fine for her at the moment. >> a takeaway line from last night, w
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Sep 17, 2010 2:05am EDT
only 20 million. can i get a small loan? >> sure. >> that is it for us tonight. thank you so much for joining us. >> we'll see you all for more in-depth celebrity coverage on the "insider" tomorrow. until then, good night from hollywood. >> today on the season premiere of the "the doctors", what you are about to see will change the way you eat. >> i am nervous about this experiment. >> all junk food. >> i am not eating this. >> you have to. >>i am serious. >> and no exercise. >> i feel terrible. >> dr. travis, addicted in under a week. >> i feel like throwing up. >> 10 pounds heavier, no energy and depressed. >> this is not the way i want to feel. >> they didn't take that long. today "the doctors" return, targeting our country's biggest epidemic, project unhealthy. >> just not worth it! ♪ ♪ doctor, doctor give me the news ♪ [ applause ] >> this is the first emmy win for "the doctors", outstanding informative talk show category since the premiere in 2008. "the doctors" have earned two daytime emmy nominationtion. >> as "the doctors", you guys rock. this is the hardest working
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Sep 28, 2010 4:00am EDT
, thanks for joining us i'm betty nguyen. president obama could soon be looking for a new right-hand man. the white house chief of staff, rahm emanuel, could decide by the end of the week to leave the administration. emmanuel is expected to step down to run for mayor of chicago. but he doesn't have long to make a decision. emanuel has only until november 22nd to file for the primary. tara mergener is in washington with the latest. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning, betty. well, the white house cautions that no final decision has been made yet. but, a source close to emanuel tells cbs news that an announcement could come as early as friday. emanuel has reportedly told colleagues he is all but certain to leave to run for the mayor of chicago. earlier this year he told charlie rose that office held a special place in his heart. >> always been an aspiration of mine, even when i was in the house of representatives. >> mayor of chicago? >> yes. >> the one thing, if you ask me what i miss, i miss the contact with constituents. >> reporter: at the time, the job was filled by longtime
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Sep 26, 2010 11:30am EDT
expecting rahm emanuel to leave the use to run for mayor of chicago. >> if rahm emanuel leaves, he will be the fourth of president obama's closest advisers to have left since july. question, after 20 months, is this presidential staff turnover normal? pat buchanan. >> this is not terribly unusual if you have a presidency in trouble. john, when you came into the white house, '71, john connolly came in, dave kennedy was out. nixon closed the goal window, let the dollar flow. he sent arthur burns to the federal reserve. they gunned the money supply to $23 billion deficits. that was enormously dramatic in terms of a change. this is nothing like that. rahm is going out there because there's an opening for mayor's office and secondly, because he has been hammered and had a bad time. but i don't think this is extraordinarily unusual. i don't see any signs of panic here. >> a vietnam war on his hands. >> nixon, our election was disappointing and he took that big move. john connolly was lyndon johnson's man that had taken texas away from him. that is a big, big -- >> how long did connolly serve?
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Sep 12, 2010 9:00am EDT
, big and small. but what's really bugging us? more and more places across the country folks would answer that question by cursing the name of a very tiny pest. the creature is so annoying it leaves the afflicted no choice but to call in the dogs and the experts as martha teichner will report in our cover story. >> reporter: meet man's best friends but a bed bug's worst enemies. >> good boy. >> reporter: if you've got bed bugs, bed-bug sniffing dogs are the most reliable way to find them. and we don't want to scare you but.... >> it's conceiveable that at some point everyone that you know will have dealt with them in one way or another. >> reporter: the bed bug blues. later this sunday morning. >> osgood: time machines that can take us back to the past are an impossibility according to many experts. they must not know about the machines our john blackstone will be showing us. >> reporter: many of the classic automobiles gathered at pebble beach are makes that disappeared decades ago. pierce arrow, packard, duesenberg, delage-- on the road again in a highly competitive beauty contes
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Sep 21, 2010 7:00am EDT
report declares the recession officially over. but many of us are not feeling it. even taking on the president himself. >> i'm one of your middle-class americans, and quite frankly, i'm exhausted. i'm exhausted of defending you, defending your administration. >> we'll talk live with one of president obama's closest economic advisers. >>> and fighting convention. they've taken over our homes and hotels. fears in stores. bed bugs are big business. we're live at the first-ever bed bug summit early this tuesday we're live at the first-ever bed bug summit early this tuesday morning, september 21st, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> another gorgeous morning here in the city, as it is almost fall. good morning, everybody, i'm harry smith. >> and i'm maggie rodriguez. unfortunately we begin this morning with some breaking news. the sad story out of afghanistan where it's been another deadly morning for nato troops, specifically our troops. nine coalition forces, all of them americans, died in a helicopter crash in the southern part of the country. cbs news correspondent mandy clark is in ka
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Sep 9, 2010 7:00am EDT
, everybody, here on a thursday. i'm harry smith. >> i'm erica hill. good to have you with us this morning. a lot to get to this morning, including some fascinating, exclusive interviews. the woman from arizona, derri velarde, is here in the studio with us this morning. she'll join us live to tell her story. >>> also this morning, the big headline, piers morgan gets larry king's job. people have seen him on a talent show, but people across america say, who is this guy? matt holden, our good pal, they're very good friends. we have an exclusive with amanda and piers and she'll tell us about the guy. interesting newspaper bag ground. he may actually have the right feet to fill those shoes. >> oh, looking forward to that. >>> first, we want to begin with the latest on that deadly flooding in texas where the aftermath of tropical storm hermine spawned a series of tornadoes and dumped up to 8 inches of rain. robbie owens of our affiliate ktvt is with us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. on the heel of hermine a series of tornadoes ripped through the area, leaving beh
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Sep 28, 2010 5:00am EDT
-term plan to use only renewable energy to power factories. it wants to use renewable and recycled materials in products, as well. the company says the changes could take decades. >>> the pumpkin panic is over. heavy rain ruined last year's harvest causing a short fall and had people hoarding canned pumpkin to make pies for the holidays but this year's crop is healthy and we are looking a- okay for pumpkins for halloween this year. >> we passed some the other day and it was a flock -- i don't know if that is the right word but a whole grove of beautiful orange pumpkins. so a sign of the times. what do you have coming up? >> we are getting you free coffee tomorrow an we will explain how in the next half hour. >> definitely want to stick around for that. >>> thousands of gambling enthusiast were on hand for the opening of the hollywood casino in maryland. the crowd turned out despite the fact the opening was announced 12 hours ahead of time. >> the minute we opened the doors at 8:00 it has been a steady build all day. 40% of delaware casinos business has come from marylanders so i th
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Sep 20, 2010 5:00pm EDT
human consumption. manuel gullegos joins us live with the implications. a big decision here. >> reporter: that's right. what the federal government is considering is whether genetically engineered salmon that grows twice as fast as wild salmon should be allowed to go to the public. this is salmon grown and harvested in captivity and many consumers feel it's not a good idea because they are scared of it. it is not just a fish story. you could soon be eating genetically engineered salmon. using growth hormone from chan oak salmon, it is claimed that these eggs can grow full market size fish in half the time as wild salmon. they say it is safe and will create jobs. >> we can bring an industry back to the united states and provide americans a safe and sustainable high-quality seafood. >> reporter: the food and drug administration agrees it is safe but is waiting for an advisory panel opinion before approving it for sale. food safety groups say no way. they call it franken fish and argue it could be harmful for humans and natural fish. >> we think the fda hasn't done its homework
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Sep 26, 2010 10:30am EDT
that it makes us the most prosperous people in human history. they don't want to walk away from it. so i think the widespread sentiment is that we don't want to change america. we want to fix the things that are wrong in america. the tea party movement is an expression of that sentiment. >> schieffer: all right. well what is it? you have said over and over you're coming here to challenge republicans and democrats. what in your view have the republicans done wrong? >> remember the republicans had a majority in washington for the better part of 10 to 12 years. they didn't fulfill some of the promises they had made in '94 when they were elected things like a balance bunk it amendment. things like banning earmarks like term limits. these are fundamental things among others that people are looking for from washington. if you say you're going to do that and you get elected then do it. there's got to be some level of accountability. unfortunately politics today are full of people that think they can say or do anything because once they get elected they think they'll raise so much money th
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Sep 21, 2010 11:00pm EDT
questions. brittany morehouse picks up the story and joins us live from greenbelt. brittany. >> reporter: anita, this is one of those stories where it just goes to show you don't have to know someone's name to really feel like you know someone. all of the young people in this apartment building off greenbelt road which is right near the nasa building talk about this woman who was killed found dead outside her old doorstep. she apparently was coming back here today to collect some belongings. >> it's sad because i knew her. she lived around here for a long time. >> reporter: no name, no picture. people who knew the woman found dead outside her old apartment are remembering her with fondness. she was especially sweet, they say, to young people. >> it's scary. in a neighborhood like this. especially when you have kids. this is some scary things. >> reporter: many people were frightened when they saw the woman hanging outside of the apartment complex. they say she was lying down in the ground in a pool of blood. >> it looked like she probably fainted and one hand was out like ha
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Sep 6, 2010 11:00pm EDT
popular shopping center with the latest tonight. gary. >> reporter: well, anita, that surely got us scurrying out here. turns out the explosions, the sounds of tires exploding as a result of car fires. this happened as we sat on the first floor of the parking garage. take a look at the big suv prominent in the picture. that is where firefighters believe the fire started in the engine compartment of that big suv. it spread to two other cars. three cars destroyed by fire. five others damaged by heat. that big suv owned by a family we saw sitting on the bumper of another car wondering how they're going to get home. the initial investigation make it appear this was an accident. so some big problems for the people whose cars were destroyed. big problem for damaged cars. and inconvenience for shoppers here. john price. >> we had to close down the parking garage for a little bit until we could determine what we had and what we needed to do. we worked with the tyson security. and once we determined the area that we needed to confine, the personnel too and ensure no one ems was in the area,
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Sep 22, 2010 7:00am EDT
say, i'm disappointed and all of us should be. but, she's smart to do this. you know, the national media is not doing her any favors and, basically, a lot of people want her own so she can have a car crash on air. she needs to focus on delaware. she's got a tough run there, to reach out to independents and get outside of the narrow conservative constituency. that helped her win, i should say, the primary there and smart to keep to her kniting and hope voters don't penalize trying to stay away from the national media which may look like staying away from difficult or probing questions. >> thank you very much. appreciate it. >> thanks, harry. >> in case miss o'donnell, the offer stands. now at 7:10, a look what's going on in the news with erica hill. good morning, erica. >> good morning. it is called corruption on steroids, the california city officials who sparked nationwide outrage with inflated salaries will be in court this morning. they were acoupsd of stealing millions from the people of bell, california. our correspondent bill whitaker reports. >> reporter: after months of out
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Sep 2, 2010 5:00pm EDT
for us, but also that is also a hurricane watch as well from rehoboth beach down, essentially uh, to the virginia, north carolina border. that's a hurricane watch and also a tropical storm uh, warning. so, a no mandatory evacuations in virginia beach just yet, but plenty of people are clearing out of the way. bruce leshan is live down in ocean front, bruce? >> reporter: hey, topper, this family is among those who are not clearing out. check it out. they're about to get married right down here on the beach. they say you're lucky your major is lucky if you get married when it rains and they said they must have hit the lottery. >> like shakespeare, captain mark hodges figures discretion is part of valor. he's planning to ride out earl on dry land. >> 60 miles, you know, would be very risky if you break down, nobody's going to want to come get you and you're stuck out there in the middle of a hurricane. i'd be sunk by midnight, probably. >> thousands of tourists are packing up the kids and boogie boards and leaving the ocean front early. >> we're heading back to indiana one day early. we
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Sep 16, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: we're in arlington where neighbors describe partis, who used his mother's maiden name davis and was known as warren davis, described this man who is accused of ending his mother's life as someone who dedicated his own life to taking care of her as she became more aged and in firmed. ms. davis could be found wandering lost in the neighborhood suffering from some dementia. neighbors would lead her home. they described paul warren partis as someone who dedicated his life to her, took care of her , insisted that she was treated well. listen to the next door neighbors describe what that was like. >> he was a wonderful son. as far as i could see, he was always there for her. if she had to go in the ambulance or anything, he rode with her. he never left her side. and i told her, when i seen him walking her out, that she had a great son. you don't find too many sons like that. and this is just hard to believe. it's hard. >> he had called about two months ago and wanted to know if i knew a hairdresser to do her hair because she wasn't able to get out and he wanted somebody to come to
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Sep 17, 2010 11:00pm EDT
and the internet at home. that's a lot of us. now, we all did some crazy stupid stuff when we were younger of but some of today's young people are getting more daring by copycatting dangerous stunts they see online. these things can have serious, even deadly consequences and shouldn't be tried at home or anywhere else. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> it's stunts like this that are sending young people to emergency rooms. 10-year-old ryan is one of those kids. last year a bottle exploded in his face, shattering his nose, burning his skin and nearly blinding him. >> i had put it into the bottle. the bottle got pressurized and eventually blew up. >> his mom says he got the idea from watching video online. >> i was furious. i was absolutely furious that he was getting this stuff from youtube and then imitating it. >> the doctor is seeing four times the amount of burn patients this year versus previous years resulting from failed video-related experiments. >> they don't see the disasters. they see only the successful cases. they think it's harmless. they think it's cute. they think it's a
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Sep 13, 2010 6:30pm EDT
about the attack? >> both witnesses are telling us it was a brazen armed robbery attempt. it happened in the parking lot of this pop eye's restaurant around 2:20 this afternoon, minutes before school let out and before the terrified eyes of restaurant patrons. >> he walked -- he just walked right up on him and pulled out his gun and shot him. it was like he was trying to rob him but at the same time he was scared. >> reporter: this scared witness said immediately after the armored car officer was gunned down in the parking lot, panicked restaurant patrons tried to flee. >> everyone is panicking, trying to get away. trying to make sure he doesn't shoot one of us. >> reporter: the guard was take on the the greater southeast hospital inside of his own armored car. he was subsequently airlifted to medstar. even as police investigate the robbery, neighbors said violence, especially by armed youth, has become quite common. >> you say you were robbed here yesterday. >> yes, in front of my house. >> reporter: how did it happen? >> dude just walked up and pointed a gun and wanted our money. >>
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Sep 7, 2010 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello. i'm jc hayward. thank you for joining us. a developing story from bethesda, maryland is topping our newscast this afternoon. montgomery county police say they are looking for a man who took a shot at his exgirlfriend this morning. the woman was not harmed, but joshua prince is considered armed and dangerous. he is on the loose with a high- powered rifle. bruce leshan has more information in this live report. bruce? >> reporter: this is so close totaledden middle school and walter johnson high school that police ordered both schools locked down, code blue. that has been lifted now because police think it is more likely than not that he has fled the area but police are on the scene in case he comes back. it happened right behind me. police say the 32-year-old josh la prince fired at at least one shot at his exgirlfriend who was outside of her apartment on rock forest drive. she ran for her life, banging on neighbors ' doors pleading for someone to take her in. she had apparently got an restraining order against prince a week ago. tactical teams surrounded the area but they
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Sep 22, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: well, witnesses tell us a young mother and two of her children are dead this morning after a terrifying and desperate scene here at this terrace town home this morning. it started around 8:30. the fire was raging. neighbors heard screaming. they heard what sounded like explosions. they saw a man who looked to be in shock kind of writhing on the ground. that was probably the children's uncle who caught the baby as the mother threw that baby, a baby under one year old, threw the child out the window. the uncle catches the baby. the mother goes and tells two other children ages 6 and 8 to jump out a second floor window. they jump. they're okay. they go to a neighbor's house. and they all hope that the mother's going to come out. and the two other children come out but that doesn't happen. the fire is too strong and the mother and two children do not make it out. the mother cannot save herself or her two other children. [ indiscernible ] >> anything. >> watch and wait for everybody to come. that was the hard part. and i knew that the kids were still in there. i knew the k
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Sep 2, 2010 7:00am EDT
for the murder of her college roommate. now a former fbi agent tells us she's innocent and why the case against her was bungled from the beginning. >>> and kicking the habit. this chain-smoking 2-year-old shocked the world. now he's getting help and we have an exclusive look at his trip to smoking rehab "early" this thursday morning, september trip to smoking rehab "early" this thursday morning, september 2, 20 10. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. i'm erica hill. good to have you with us this morning. >> a steamy morning in new york city. i'm harry smith. good morning. >> we'll get more on this hostage situation at discovery headquarters. starts around 1:00, with a gun. fast forward, three hostages. he is killed. in bullets, but yet the all-clear isn't given until much later afterwards. we'll speak with the police chief this morning and find out where this hands and find out how the hostages are doing as well. >>> we'll start with the latest on hurricane earl, now packing 145-mile-an-hour wind. where it's going, what it's going to do, we'll get it right now from our dave
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Sep 15, 2010 5:00am EDT
toys sean connery used in the film like the bulletproof shield. the car is expected to go for $5 million. i love the bond movies. >> the machine gun is activated. >> the whole nine yards. they have $5 million to spend. i want to save a little money. what do you have in the next half hour. >> this is news for the rest of us. we will save green while being green. some downs on great green products. >> i'm with you. i love the bond films. >>> surveillance a video of an armed robbery in ashburn. the bandit asked for change and when the clerk opened the register, the man grabbed a knife, pulled out the money and ran. they think the same robber hit a hair cutterry and taco bell earlier this month. >>> 62year -old ronald burr jess was walking to work yesterday when the accident happened. the prince georges county officer said he never saw burgess coming and he was wearing dark clothing and was not in a cross walk. the department is investigating. >>> a woman struck by a car in adams morgan earlier this monday as died. 26-year-old woman was struck while standing on a traffic island near
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Sep 16, 2010 4:00am EDT
. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everyone. appreciate you joining you us. i'm terrell brown for betty nguyen this morning. beginning with the upcoming midterm elections. a new poll shows voter frustration running high. neither party escapes criticism and the president is taking plenty of heat. the number one issue among voters, the economy. a record number of american voters want new blood in congress, 55% say it's time for their representative to go. voters are frustrated with both parties. 58% disapprove of the democrats. 68% disapprove the republicans. tara, good morning to you. >> good morning. midterms, believe it or not, are now just seven weeks away. both parties are under growing pressure to prove they can fix the economy. with bitter midterm battles looming, president obama is taking a fresh shot at republicans. >> we don't have time for any more games. i understand there's an election coming up. >> reporter: wednesday, he accused the party of blocking his plan to extend all bushehr regard tax cuts for families making less than $250,000. just so wealthy americans ca
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Sep 5, 2010 10:30am EDT
skeptical. i think some businesses would find it useful but the business community i think would be skeptical saying is this really going to help me make a decision about going out and hiring a person. >> reporter: gretchen, let me ask you this. this whole idea of the president talking about moving in the right direction, wanting to pick up the pace. is there a pre-dominant idea of what it is that is hindering the economy from catching fire? >> definitely. it is debt. we had a debt bing the likes that we have hardly ever seen before. frankly, harry, it just takes a long, long time to get that out of the system. we're still really working down the debt that homeowners took on. it's a difficult and really excrutiating process. you can't do it overnight. >> smith: which brings up the whole idea, gretchen, of this debate is now the time to continue cutting taxes if there is this overwhelming deficit out there? >> well, i think what you have to worry about immediately is job creation. let's just forget about the deficit for the moment because when you have the unemployment rate where it
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Sep 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
we are cooling with. everybody please use caution. a couple of extra minutes early to avoid the bigger delays this morning. on the outer loop, we are filling in from new hampshire to georgia avenue. so far this delay plus five minutes in the car. moving to inbound new york avenue. looks like we are slow from the times building past this point at bladensburg road. okay approaching florida avenue. 95, you are delayed between duke over to seminary. expect these bumpers to start to stack up shortly and one big delay we are tracking that comes before this on 95 northbound, just dragging along between the prince william parkway and lorton and then in the express lanes the hov lanes at lorton is where we have crash activity and drivers start to back up at 123. that's the latest. back to you. >> thank you, angie. >>> let's check on how things are in leesburg, virginia. kristin fisher is live tracking our storm alert. some are seeing rain, others reason. what are you seeing, kristin? >> we are seeing more rain now. it has been stop and start throughout the morning. when i first saw you a
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Sep 27, 2010 6:00am EDT
detour to use the covered canopy. the good news is if i sound like i'm talk atlantic gibberish and you have to idea what i'm talking about, don't worry, metro has posted signs in the metro station to direct people as to what they need to do because of the changes. and you will have to go ahead and get used to them. they will likely stay in affect until 2012. the department of defense is working on building a security check point at the pentagon but it will be a while. it won't be complete until 2012. get used to these things. they will likely be in place until then. >> dunn sound like jibbering. but a lot of information we need to hear. >>> police hope a driver's side mirror left at the scene of a hit and run will help them to identify the car. it happened on carroll avenue and piney branch road. witnesses told 9 news now what they saw. >> she is laying face down her flip flops in the middle of the road her phone is broke and maybe she was bringing food for her family or something. >> reporter: at point we only know the victim was a 24-year- old woman. police say they are looking for a
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Sep 5, 2010 7:00pm EDT
other really well. i mean, if you put us together, we're one really good... >> both: ...complete player. yeah. >> stahl: the bryan boys are what's called "mirror image identical twins." they're number one in the world in doubles, and they celebrate each victory the same way. with over 62 professional titles, their chests may be getting sore. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm lesley stahl. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm byron pitts. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." we should reach our normal high by this afternoon. hey, ellen! what are you doing? not much -- just brewing up some dunkin' donuts coffee. want some? [ whoosh! ] i'd love some. one taste, and you'll understand. delicious dunkin' donuts coffee. mm! good! pick some up where you buy groceries. america runs on dunkin'. oh no, no! i just parked here a second ago! give me a break, will you? (announcer) dr. scholl's massaging gel insoles with two different gels for softness and support... ...are outrageously comfortable. ...on second thought, i think i'll walk... (announcer) are you gellin'?
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Sep 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
from you on contact us and be part of the wusa9 team. >>> a landmark in fauqier county burned to the ground. our kristin fisher brings us more. >> i don't know how much i liked it until it was burning. >> reporter: cattle manager lindsey easton says he's still in shock. the barn he ran is gone. the fire broke out around 8:00 monday night. massive flames could be seen from miles away. it took firefighters from five counties to finally get the fire under control. 24 hours later, the remains were still smoldering. >> it is really traumatic to see something like that, especially when you have animals inside it and it's pretty hard to look at. >> reporter: when the fire started, this barn was packed full of cattle, so this is where firefighters had to literally saw through the fence to get all of the cattle out. >> it's a miracle. we don't know how many died. we've gotten out over 200 head. >> reporter: at least eight cattle were killed in the fire and there could be more. fortunately, no people were inside when the fire started, but one firefighter was injured. >> transported to fauqier
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Sep 23, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, conflicting actions from two major health agencies on the popular diabetes drug. stay with us. hey, ove, i'm gonna need a bank. any ideas? capital one bank. they're everywhere. ♪ yeah, you're right! [ horns honking ] hey, there's one right up the street. [ male announcer ] capital one bank. the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? ove, go long! what's in your wallet? china, they're busy building wind farms and expanding clean energy manufacturing. but in america, gridlock has held us back. now, the senate can change that - by passing a renewable electricity standard. it will spur development of clean energy and boost manufacturing in america, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. >>> today, they restricted the access. and that diabetes treatment has been linked to a higher risk of a heart attack. now, doctors, they will need to sign a waiver if they want to prescribe it, a waiver showing the patients who
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Sep 30, 2010 1:35am EDT
scene, some using the so-called jaws of life to cut four passengers from the bus. not easy. >> we had to stabilize the bus prior to beginning the exterication. >> reporter: a triage area was set up on the road, victims young and old. the 66-year-old bus driver, joseph claybah jr., of hanover, pennsylvania, died. 11 passengers were hospitalized. they were just returning from a trip from the national mall and the national zoo. >> we're still working on identification from the persons on board. i don't have any names to give you or anything like that. >> reporter: two cars collided when the bus dropped to the road. one person in that accident was hospitalized. drivers were not allowed on 270 north from the inner loop. those entering from the outer loop crawled. >> going on two hours, i'm still stuck. >> this is extremely bad. >> from silver springs to where we are now, it's about 2 1/2 hours. >> reporter: it was taken to the montgomery county police impound lot for police investigation. >> we will not have the cause of the crash for days, and possibly weeks judge most of the injured were ta
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Sep 28, 2010 7:00pm EDT
stop itself, they may determine the driver was using a cell phone. >> there has been another legal setback for the army flight surgeon who refused to deploy to afghanistan until he saw president obama's birth certificate. the judge ruled the orders are irrelevant at least until sentencing. >> it is impossible to put on a defense without them. >> you have nothing left. >> we've been deprived of everything. what is left? >> the obama campaign did release a short form certification of live birth. >> what do you think about the protest? should he follow orders and deploy or does he have a right to demand what he believes to be his commander in chief's credentials? the senate is expected to vote tomorrow on a measure to keep the government in business. the stopgap spending bill will put a stop to a government shut down that would have happened friday. it includes .1.9 billion for the race to the top education grant and 1.2 billion against the department of agriculture. a median household income puts our area at the top of the salary scale nationwide. the new numbers out today find the d
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Sep 2, 2010 4:00am EDT
morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. we begin with hurricane earl, which is expected to strike the north carolina coast later today. president obama has declared a state of emergency and folks on hatteras island have been ordered to evacuate. earl is a large and powerful category 4 storm with sustained winds of 140 miles per hour. after earl strikes north carolina, it is expected to move north but will likely stay offshore. a hurricane warning is in effect from north carolina to the virginia border. a hurricane watch from delaware and also includes martha's vineyard. kim brown is in kill devil island with more. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning. earl picked up steam and it is tracking closer to the outer banks. about 50 miles off cape hatteras. that is where it is expected to pass. in the communities of -- south of here, there are those nonresident and they have until this morning to get out. kevin isn't sticking around for earl, even if it means cutting his labor day weekend short. >> better to be a little away. >> reporter: the monster hurrican
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Sep 28, 2010 11:00pm EDT
been used. two men have been taken into custody at the same address, one earlier today, one tonight. police have also recovered some weapons there, but it's not known if they were used in today's shooting spree. that gun battle happened around noon at the funeral services for murder victim ashley mccreigh. among the 600 people, rival gang members. >> suspects opened fire on the individuals in that car. >> reporter: the victims may have returned fire themselves before fleeing at high speed in this dodge durango, but they clipped this mercedes and then crashed into a parked van. inside the dodge, one man survived. another did not. it's not clear if he was killed by gunshots or the crash. 9news now has learned the identity of the dead man. he is jamal kotts of northwest ds. he has known jamal for years and the man known as big pon was running scared. >> he's been very worried. he witnessed the shooting that was on mozart beach a month to a month half ago. >> he was scared for his life? >> he was definitely scared for his life. >> reporter: and so whether or not that information that he
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Sep 13, 2010 5:00am EDT
of the total effort of the team. >> a huge went for us but at the same time we didn't play the way we are capable of playing. so that's a little discouraging but we will watch the film from this and get better. >> offensely we have to close out ourself fourth down, 3rddown we get in the red zone we have to score touchdowns eliminate that from happening. >> reporter: it is victory monday. shanahan gaves the players this day off and on to the texans. >> with an ending like that there are a lot of redskins fans talking this morning. we sent kristin fisher out to arlington to check out the mood. have you found anyone who's still up from the celebration? >> i don't think that anyone is up since last night's game, except i did find one person. she's a rate waitress here at won's diner in arlington. what is your name. >> brigitte. >> you have been here since 11:00 last night. what did you think of the game? >> i was really excited. really hoping they would pull it off and they did. >> how do you think the redskins played? did they live up to your expectations or exceed them? >> they exceeded
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Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
first came in as a shed fire. that's where the shed used to be. but when it was burning, winds sent the flames 20 feet away to this row of the town houses melting that vinyl siding. >> vinyl siding covers all these town houses. highly flammable. a good temperature. so the threat of the fire as it goes up here to the topics, quickly made their way to the attic in the roof area. >> reporter: now, of course, it could have been much worse, but the neighbors knocked on doors, getting everybody out. the firefighters got all the pets. and just incredible. a little big. actually, this is a heavy cat found alive inside the burned townhouse. can you believe it? or owner has a huge smile on her face. as all the pets made it out okay. it was a hot and raging fire. >> and she looks almost as big as you are. >> like 20 pounds. 15 years old, that cat. unbelievable. burned whiskers. >> did those town homes have fire walls? >> they absolutely do have fire walls. you can see the brick coming out. but the brick does not come far enough out. that's the way it is. and the vinyl siding is so flammable that t
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Sep 20, 2010 7:00pm EDT
? >> i'm good at using the knee. >> you're none honest man. >> i know it's bad. i know it's terrible. sometimes i probably need to turn off my phone, i know. >> reporter: out of four george mason college students randomly chosen, two say they do not text. >> it takes a second to get in an accident. >> if i hear my phone go off, i'll wait until i stop. >> reporter: one admitted he got into an accident while texting. >> i was trying to rush and let someone know i was going to be late so it just kind of added on to everything. >> reporter: they all felt driving wife intoxicate -- driving while intoxicating is worst, but it's just as dangerous according to research. >> the best thing to do is turn it off while driving or put your phone on silent. and now you can down loan an app which puts it on silent and sends the sender a message you are driving. >> if you are on a cell phone and dialing a number and texting a message within five seconds while you are driving, the 4,000-pound vehicle that you are driving goes the length of a football field, when you are not paying attention. >> report
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Sep 4, 2010 1:35am EDT
. craig: well, i don't use the big words, but thank you. >> i kind of figured. craig: yeah. so -- [laughter] you feel you're ready to take over? [laughter] >> not ready . craig: you're not ready? >> not ready. craig: i don't know, man. i think it might be time. yeah, in fact it is. i'm going to go. you finish the show. [laughter] all right? it will be cool. just relax. you can do it. you can do it. now, the only thing to remember is, remember, remember, don't uh-oh. [laughter] i'll see you. you finish up. tell them to have a nice weekend is, something like that. be good. wait until i leave. >> wait until you leave. oh. good night, everybody. [applause] . >>> this is 9news now. >>> tonight earl has come and gone for us, but new england is feeling its rath right now. >> the wrath of earl. hey, top, if this wasn't a tropical storm, i guess it would be a nor'easter. >> it would be. and actually some of the nor'easters we've had have done more damage. we'll get right to the map. we're looking at tropical storm warnings from watch hill all the way up into maine. so that is all the hu
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Sep 28, 2010 6:30pm EDT
all of us feel. >> because it's all about creating jobs in ohio. >> reporter: that could be way kasich is neck in neck with democratic governor ted strickland and republican senatorial candidate rob portman leads democrat lee fisher. there are 35 days until the election but early voting here started today and both sides know that two years ago john mccain got more votes here on election day but obama won the state with the lion's share of early voters. >> early voting is a critical part of our strategy. quite frankly, you can lose an election in ohio before election day. >> reporter: now, our poll gives the democrats something of a back handed compliment. whereas only 28% of ohioians like that job the democrats in congress are doing, only 22% like what the republicans are doing. katie? >> couric: dean reynolds reporting from columbus, ohio, tonight. meanwhile, jeff greenfield is our senior political correspondent. jeff, they may not be happy with either party in congress but clearly ohio voters are very unhappy with the job president obama is doing. why is that so significant? w
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Sep 20, 2010 4:30am EDT
. that's due to bridge repairs. that will impact a lot of our drivers that use the chain bridge. on the outer loop you are doing okay. no problems out here. we are at speeds. live shot at university. finally we wrap it up at 95 and the bw parkway. 95 at powder mill, first set of construction will clear by 5:00. southbound watch for it at 198. >>> this morning the redskins and their fans are still trying to figure out what happened during their home game versus the texans. the team scored 27 points. donovan mcnabb threw for more than 400 yards and a double digit lead late in the third quarter. game was sealed, right? it wasn't enough for a win. mcnabb's only touchdown was in the third quarter. that put the skins up 27-10. in the fourth with two minutes left in regulation, andre johnson grabbed a ball in the end zone to tie things up at 27. in overtime, the redskins missed a field goal for the win then the texans hit the field goal and won 30-27. >> this will be a hard one to get past. >> that team you can't stop. you have to keep going. they are a team that can come back quick. we didn't
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Sep 24, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. government used 9/11 to justify two wars. >> under the pretext of that event, two countries were invaded. and up until now, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed as a result. >> reporter: president obama insists mahmoud ahmadinejad doesn't represent the people of iran. >> it just shows, once again, sort of the difference between how the iranian leadership than regime operates and how i think the vast majority of the iranian people, who are respectful and thoughtful think about these issues. >> reporter: the president says the u.s. and iran do not have to be enemies, and he's still willing to extend a diplomate hand. manuel gallegus, cbs news, new york. >>> the topic of iran's nuclear program, mahmoud ahmadinejad said he is prepared to set a date to resume talks with other world powers and said that could happen in october. >>> here at home, police have linked a so-called preppy burglar to a home in silver spring. police say he is the guy in a white shirt and tie caught on camera burglarizing a house. someone saw the video, recognized him and called police. he is charged with b
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Sep 30, 2010 6:30pm EDT
, they are using all of the pumps they have to dump the floodwaters into the best receptacle they can find-- the atlantic ocean. katie. >> couric: dean reynolds. dean, thanks very much. meanwhile, this was a sad day at rutgers university in new jersey. students warned a freshman who killed himself after a secret video of his sexual encounter with another young man of the post online. two classmates are facing charges. in the last months, at least four gay teens across the country have been driven to take their own lives. more from byron pitts. >> reporter: today on this rain-soaked thursday, the mood at rutgers, grim as the campus skyline. >> it's a sad situation. i'm sad that it happened. >> reporter: by all accounts, add clem, an 18-year-old fresh freshman was a gifted violinist, a good-natured soul who didn't have many college friends and kept to himself. last thursday, authorities say clementi committed suicide, jumped from the george washington bridge, after his roommate secretly streamed video of him kissing another man on the interentertain, all for the world to see. >> i've be
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Sep 3, 2010 11:00pm EDT
used to make pennies, but it's millions of dollars in taxpayer money that is at stake in a dispute over a music haul in silver springs. >> that's right. the development featuring a fillmore nightclub may require more tax dollars. gary nurenberg is at the site with more and why critics are calling this a sweetheart deal that wastes public money. gary. >> reporter: well, anita, there is a sign at the site, but proponents of the plan say development of this prime piece of real estate is essential for the reveet liization of silver -- revitalization of silver springs. it has hot spots like the american film institute and the round house theater. they broke ground on the nightclub thursday. the undeveloped block stand in stark contrast to the success of silver springs only yards away. >> one of the challenges from our efforts and price to reviet liez revitalize silver spring has been this block. >> reporter: the state and county were each to kick in $4 million to make the deal attractive to a company called live nation that owns the fillmore name. but construction delays mean cost overr
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Sep 11, 2010 6:00pm EDT
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Sep 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. what the failed blowout protector might tell us. i'm russ mitchell. also tonight the battle for congress. can democrats do anything to prevent republicans from gaining control of the house and senate? congress is investigating colleges that are run for profit. we'll tell you why. and traffic buster. china's plan to bypass traffic jams that might work in america. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: and good evening. it took almost 30 hours but a key piece of evidence in the gulf oil spill is now out of the ocean and on its way to be examined. the blowout preventer, a massive piece of machinery that failed to stop the gusher could hold major clues to preventing future oil spills. tony guida has more on the device and the investigation. >> reporter: rising slowly from the floor of the gulf of mexico, a one million pound hunk of yellow metal once attached to an oil well in the gulf. the blowout preventer that did not live up to its name. it's recovery could be the rosseta stone to the worst environmental disaster in american hi
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Sep 1, 2010 4:00am EDT
. >>> good morning, everybody. and thanks so much for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. this morning hurricane earl remains on a path to sideswipe the east coast. the first evacuations have already been ordered. earl is expected to move northeast of the bahamas today packing 135-mile-an-hour winds. it's a large category 4 storm with hurricane-force winds extending outward 90 miles. earl is moving towards the northwest and is expected to glance much of the east coast. north carolina has ordered tourists to evacuate. a hurricane watch is in effect from north of surf city, north carolina, so the virginia border, but it is still too early to tell just how close earl might come to land. don teague reports. >> reporter: whipping angry winds, seen from a window in st. maarten as hurricane earl sideswiped the virgin islands dumping up to inches of rain. in st. croix, heavy surf crashed on shore. the waves tore boats from their docks. in st. kitts, heavy surf ran this coast guard boat aground. high winds damaged roofs and knocked down trees and power lines, blocking roads. the next population
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Sep 19, 2010 9:00am EDT
gekko gone all soft on us? >> soft, no. but he's got a heart. he's not soft. he's a tough guy. >> reporter: is there a little oliver stone in gordon gekko? >> sure there is, of course. >> reporter: a walk back down wall street with oliver stone later on sunday morning. >> osgood: don't try this at home is more than just a warning. when you attend the sort of event our bill geist just survived. >> reporter: now you might think saturday night in omaha sounds a little dull. but when they start lighting the roler derby girls on fire, you'll think again. one reason saturday night was an absolute blast. you'll see for yourselves later on sunday morning. >> osgood: we'll also remember simon and gar garfunkel's big concert in the park. hear from the man who reorganized the auto industry, consider what's in a name with the fast draw and more. but first here are the headline for this september 19, 2010. last sunday morning of summer. after spending over a year in an iranian jail, sarah shourd is now home. she's one of three american hikers charged with spying after wandering across iran
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Sep 4, 2010 6:00pm EDT
balls go out of play the fans can keep them and they have balls that are in varies stages of use. they need to have six balls in play at all times. they're trying to get six that match. bill: been on the court about 3:15 now. john: and there's about a maximum of 30 minutes left in this match. if these guys can just let it all hang out here. it's not going to be an isner-mahut affair, 70-68. which, by the way, took both these guys months to recover from. mahut hasn't recovered. mardy's got a great chance to break on this side of the court. you see here that mardy has dictated play with that first serve. a lot more aces, as expected. you have to hand it to clement, though, he seizes opportunities, and he is really giving mardy everything he can handle. >> out. john: that's exactly what clement didn't want to happen. he gets the break back to get himself right back in trouble here. he doesn't win the free points the way fish can especially on that side. jim: wow. fish handed over the break in the last game and right now clement is doing his part to give it right back to fish. two bad miss
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Sep 2, 2010 4:30am EDT
travel along the east coast. amtrak says it will close the route used by some regional trains in virginia, specifically the routes for the tide water area which take riders to new port news and hampton roads area. down load our free hurricane tracker at wusa9.com. click on weather. >>> investors on wall street enjoy a triple dig rally while british petroleum continues the efforts to try to clean up its image. that's coming up. >>> welcome back. no problems traveling from the eastern shore to washington but we have early morning tieups to tell you about in maryland. i will have that coming up. >>> it is time for the first "living $mart" report of the morning. wall street just enjoyed a pretty terrific day here's alison harmelin with a look at the business headlines. >> reporter: investors will be looking for more gains after kicking off september with a triple-digit rally. surprisingly strong manufacturing fret helped to fuel the buying spree. the dow jones industrial average jumped 2 a 5 points. the nasdaq gained 83. apple is premiering a smaller, less expensive version of the ap
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Sep 22, 2010 6:30pm EDT
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CBS
Sep 29, 2010 5:00am EDT
few fire trucks out here and the residents are outside. basically they are telling us they are bringing in buses so that some of the residents can sit on the bus and not be out here on the street. of course we will give you the latest as it is available. reporting live in northwest washington, lindsey mastis, 9 news now. >>> the u street corridor is open again after a seven-hour shutdown yesterday. police cordoned the area off after a shooting after a funeral. the driver had been shot and passenger was killed. a friend of the panel said he witnessed another shooting last month and was scared his life might be in danger. officers took two people in to custody but no word whether they were charged in the shooting yesterday. >>> an update on the death of a green party candidate for the u.s. senate in maryland. in a written statement, henry said, i can think of no greater honor than to run my daughter's race to the finish line. henry will go up against incumbent senator barbara mikulski. a walter reed doctor who refused to deploy to afghanistan because he dunn believe that presiden
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
. tom sater is joining us in for howard bernstein. welcome, tom. >> good to be here. >> good to have you here. >> hopefully you have a good forecast. >> nothing but good news. >> good. we like. that nice to see the 90s go to the wayside. yesterday we hit 98 degrees. >> what? >> just before the cold front moved in, 96. dulles tied a record at 93. we are getting close to the greatest number of 90 or higher for the summer. but it's not in the seven-day forecast. good news there. 67 degrees. 55 in gaithersburg. 61 manassas. the numbers are fantastic and i think they will drop a degree or two before we start a slight warmup. with the winds picking up today, a little breezy. s that the only blame niche the forecast, winds 15 to 20 miles an hour at times and quite nice. the temperatures will be looking better than they have been the last several days. tonight, about 57 for a night time low with clear, school, crisp conditions and tomorrow nothing but sunshine still breezy. northwest winds 10 to 15 miles an hour and satellite-radar shows nothing but clear skies. this will be with us the next
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
. these drivers are only able to squeeze by using that left shoulder. as a result of that, they are in a solid jam up at river road. let's show you 50 west where we have more problems. this is new. an accident at mlk jr. highway. you have a one hour drive moving it outside northbound on 95 from dale city to the mixing bowl. clearing bumper-to-bumper. that is the only good news there with no accidents. watch for flooding on the inner and outer loop at the 123 exit. you have a good amount of congestion at 95 to 66. as you continue over trying to get to the american legion bridge. we have crash activity. it comes from the dulles toll road to 67. we know that all of the access lanes are blocked. it is taking away one lane on the left side. drivers here are pretty much stacked at hunter mill. back to you. >>> thank you. you heard it from howard and devin. we are under a flood watch until 9:00 p.m. flooding during a downpour is a concern in alexandria. we have jessica from old town along king street. >> reporter: good morning. we are at the very end of king street where it terminates at the po
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
child to us yet and neighbors describe an awful scene. right before noon today, a mother outside screaming for help. the first police officers arriving here quickly hustling the child and his father into a police car, racing him away to the hospital near here, but it was too late. >> it was the cords on a set of window shades that apparently strangled the child. inside the ground floor apartment at 901 north hampton, an incident shocked neighbors. >> it's like a chain cord. the baby got tangled inside it. we weren't there. we saw the helicopter, the police took the baby. and the detectives are here. it's crazy. >> police did not wait for an ambulance. an officer immediately got his boy in a washington hospital just 2 1/2 miles away. >> they have three children. three boys and they are all small. they go to elementary school. the one died is a year and a half. >> police investigating the incident believe it was an accident. most apartments in this complex are outfitted with shades that open and close with a wand that's impossible for children to tangle in. but some residents have
CBS
Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm EDT
hours and by the afternoon it will be a thought and give us an opportunity to clean up and get ready for the rest of the weekend. >> reporter: so the preparations are in place here in ocean city for tropical storm conditions. now it's up to earl. that's the situation here on delmarva beaches bruce leshan is standing by in virginia beach farther south. >> reporter: scott, we're just about 20 miles from the northern edge of the hurricane warning line here in virginia beach. we're expecting gale force winds overnight but i'll tell you what, there are still people out on the beach. in fact somebody just got married out on the beach. and it is looking more and more like hurricane earl will pass us here in virginia beach about 150 miles off shore. a cacophony of hurricane words on the beach and dead quiet in the emergency center. they are hoping earl slips by in the dark without waking the neighbors. but people here are haunted by the spector of hurricane bonnie in 1998. forecasters had predicted she had spared virginia beach too. but her high winds and rains tore a multi-million dollar ho
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Sep 10, 2010 11:00pm EDT
fear divide us. >> we have to make sure that we don't start turning on each other, and i will do everything that i can as long as i am president of the united states, to remind the american people that we are one nation under god, and we may call that god difference names, but we remain one nation. >> to mark tomorrow's anniversary, president obama will travel to arlington, take part in a service at the pentagon memorial. joe biden will travel to ground zero in new york. first lady michelle obama will join first lady laura bush at the flight 93 crash site in pennsylvania. >>> tonight, some somewhere out there is the person who shot and killed a teenager who was just riding his bike. police are looking for that guy. officers say 15-year-old justin pinel was just a block away from home when somebody opened fire on him. now, this all happened tuesday night in the 6800 block of central avenue and capital heights. tonight his family held a vigil for the teenager at a nearby park. justin's sister believes somebody killed her brother for his bike and ipod. >> you couldn't get mad at him
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